Oneida Casino Land Case Appealed To Supreme Court

Law360, New York (May 12, 2017, 4:23 PM EDT) -- A New York nonprofit has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Second Circuit decision that found the federal government can entrust land surrounding New York's Turning Stone Resort and Casino for the Oneida Indian Nation, saying that the circuit court's decision would give too much power to the federal government and tribes if let stand.

In an April 26 petition for a writ of certiorari, the nonprofit Upstate Citizens for Equality Inc. appealed a Second Circuit panel's November decision that said neither state sovereignty nor the U.S. Constitution's enclave and commerce clauses preclude the federal government from taking thousands...

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